Primary

Happy Days are here to stay!

Happy Days are here to stay!

Much celebration ensued as the Grade 7 learners of 2020 handed in their final assessment paper for primary school. What a great achievement that is considering the challenges they had to face this year. But, primary school is not yet over and much learning is yet to be done. The wonderful news, however, is that post assessment week, learning commenced[Read More…]

by November 19, 2020 Grade 7, Primary
Assessment FUN!

Assessment FUN!

Assessments are nothing new at Sun Valley, yet once again the process of rethinking and reshaping how things are done was needed to make sure that all COVID guidelines were adhered to and that all learners felt anxiety free in this already stressful time. A week of revision in the first week of term prepped the learners for all that[Read More…]

by November 19, 2020 Digital, Grade 5, Primary
Taking a Dive into Term Four

Taking a Dive into Term Four

We are coming to the end of 2020 and with only a few weeks to go the Grade 2’s are hard at work preparing for their next big adventure. However, before they go, they need to complete their final “Above and Below” Mission.   The overall theme for Grade 2 this year has been about learning what happens above the[Read More…]

by November 17, 2020 Grade 2, Primary
Traveling through SPACE!

Traveling through SPACE!

We have started the term off with a bang as our students have come in full force with fantastic space poems. Their energy and ‘Gees’ has really made the classroom an even brighter space. Our grade 3s are heading into space this term and will explore our wonderful solar system. The grade 3s have really taken to this theme and[Read More…]

by November 17, 2020 Grade 3, Primary
It’s TIME to learn about clocks!

It’s TIME to learn about clocks!

It has been a fun start to our Term Four in Grade One. We have been learning many new things, especially in Mathematics. This term we are focusing on learning how to tell the time and will soon be learning about money; two things that are relevant to the lives of our precious Grade One growing brains.  The children have[Read More…]

by November 11, 2020 Grade 1, Primary
Wonder on the World of Work

Wonder on the World of Work

Making learning relevant continues to be a Grade 7 Curriculum priority. We started this term off with the Baby project during which we gave learners just a sneak peek into the real world of parenting and we now end the term off with a glance into the world of work. “You mean to say I have to work the whole[Read More…]

by October 23, 2020 Grade 7, Primary

Busy Bees in Grade 6!

This term has been a long but busy term. We have been learning many things from studying films to the different Biomes that our world has to offer! The grade 6s have loved learning about the world and the different climates and what animals live in those different Biomes and why. The world has so much for us to learn[Read More…]

by October 23, 2020 Digital, Grade 6, Primary
My Gunsteling Strand…

My Gunsteling Strand…

The Grade 5’s had to let their creative juices flow. They had to tell us about their favourite beach. The excitement was rife immediately, they had to find interesting information about their favourite beach in Cape Town, and some of them were amazed by the facts they found!                 The catch was that[Read More…]

by October 19, 2020 Digital, Grade 5, Primary
E-Colours in Grade 4

E-Colours in Grade 4

This term our Grade 4s received their E-Colour bands and were so excited to wear them. It is a great tool to use when figuring out how to support their friends and peers. Lockdown and COVID – 19 regulations enforced social distancing which meant that we couldn’t necessarily give our friends a hug to cheer them up if they were[Read More…]

by October 19, 2020 Grade 4, Primary
Oh, the places our Gr 3s will go.

Oh, the places our Gr 3s will go.

Term 3 is underway and what a fantastic term it has been. We have learnt so much and have adapted beautifully to a changing environment. As Term 3 comes to an end we continue to look forward.   In the last week, our Grade 3s have had plenty of fun making a hot air balloon craft where they had to brainstorm[Read More…]

by October 14, 2020 Grade 3, Primary